English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "storm"

It is not a good idea to go out on a boat in stormy weatherThere was a terrible storm last night, with trees falling due to strong winds.

It is not a good idea to go out on a boat in stormy weather.

When I was a child, my friends and I often liked to wander through cemeteries on stormy nights in order to scare ourselves.

Willa Cather once said that there are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.

Martin Luther once suggested that the human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.

My kids and I like to go to the ocean when there is a storm to watch the huge waves crashing against the rocks.

Sarah got angry at her boyfriend for forgetting her birthday, and stormed out of the room.

There is an Azerbaijani proverb which states, Never mind storms and snows for the sake of a friend.

Nobody minded the storm we had because we really needed the rain.

A number of telephone poles were blown over in an enormous windstorm we had last year.

Never stand under a tree during a lightning storm.

It was a dark and stormy night.

In Israel, violent storms sometimes bring in 100 millimeters of rainfall in just 24 hours.

In 1995, the President of France unleashed a storm of worldwide protest with the announcement that nuclear testing would be resumed in French Polynesia.

The islands of the Maldives are so flat, and so close to sea level that the slightest storm could wash away some of the smaller islands.

In January 1999, rebels stormed Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, killing several thousand civilians.

The French Revolution began in 1789 with the storming of the Bastille.

On February 14, 1979, the American Embassy in Iran was stormed by demonstrators, who held the Ambassador and staff captive for several hours.

Discussion question: Have you ever been in a big storm? Talk about your experience.

Find someone who likes walking outside during a storm.


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